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Higher Institute of Technology of Antsiranana

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 1995

(English translation below) L’Institut Supérieur de Technologie d’Antsiranana (IST-D) est un établissement public sous la tutelle du Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, jouissant d’une autonomie pédagogique, administrative et financière.

The Antsiranana Higher Institute of Technology (IST-D) is a public establishment under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, enjoying pedagogical, administrative and financial autonomy.


(English translation below) L’IST-D a pour mission de :

- former des techniciens supérieurs (bacc+2), des techniciens supérieurs spécialisés (grade Licence), et des ingénieurs (grade Master) directement opérationnels ;

- offrir aux travailleurs des formations à caractère professionnel et technique (formation continue) ;

- mener des activités de recherche au service du développement.

The IST-D has the following mission

- train higher technicians (2 years after A level), specialized higher technicians (Bachelor degree), and engineers (Master degree) that are ready for the world of work after graduation;

- offer workers vocational and technical training (continuous training);

- carry out research activities for development.


Améliorer en permanence la qualité de l'enseignement.

Élever à plus de 85% le taux d’employabilité des diplômés sortants de l’IST-D.

Continuously improve the quality of TVET.

Raise at more than 85% the employability rates of the IST-D’s graduates

Regular tasks

(English translation below)

- Enseignement

- Placement, suivi des étudiants en stage

- Echanges avec les partenaires (entreprises, collectivités, organisations, ...)

- Activités de recherche

- Mise en oeuvre des projets en cours

- Teaching

- Placement, monitoring of internship students

- Exchanges with partners (companies, communities, organizations, ...)

- Research

- Implementation of current projects

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
  Secondary focus
Developing and building capacities
  Secondary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
  Secondary focus
Policy makers    Not our target group
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
Interested to lead
Migration     Not interested
OER and Online Learning
Interested to lead
Equity of access in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Gender equality in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
  Interested to contribute

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
Highly interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
  Moderately interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moderately interested


Higher Institute of Technology of Antsiranana (IST-D)
P.O. Box 509
Enceinte SECREN, Boulevard du Général Bayer
201 Antsiranana


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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr Lova Raharimihaja Zakariasy
Directrice Générale

UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr Lova Raharimihaja Zakariasy
Directrice Générale

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15 July 2018
The UNEVOC Network celebrates World Youth Skills Day
On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day (15 July), more than 30 UNEVOC Centres celebrated the importance of Skills for Youth, through conferences, workshop, skills exhibition and promotional campaigns. Discover our interactive map to learn more about those initiatives.
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